National Paddlecraft Education Standard Approved

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) has received approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) of its third American National Standard. ANSI/NASBLA 101-2017 Basic Boating Knowledge – Human-Propelled is...

Safety at Sea 2017 at Coast Guard Base Galveston

Be prepared at sea! Ever wonder what you would do if someone fell overboard from your boat? Do you have a plan to deal with heavy weather if you can’t reach a safe harbor? We all know that things can go very wrong at sea, but do you know what to do when bad gets...

Ready to Wear Official Sea Scout Uniform Uniform Now Available

SG Trading Post, in cooperation with Sea Scouts, BSA, has made the Official Sea Scout Uniform easier than ever to obtain. Sea Scouts can now order uniform shirts, with the US flag on the right shoulder, the World Crest on the left chest, and Sea Scouts B.S.A...

Cats Point Regatta

Registration is now open for the upcoming Sea Scout Regatta Cats Point – to be held in Gulfport Florida on November 3, 4, and 5, 2017. Regatta information can be found here and you can register using this link. This 10th Year event has since its beginning been...

Sea Scout College in North Carolina

Occoneechee Council will host their 2017 University of Scouting & Sea Scout College on Saturday November 4, 2017 from 0700 to 1700 in Raleigh, NC. The second annual Sea Scout College has 14 courses, most cover requirements training from the Sea Scout Manual. Open...

New Ship in Abilene!

Here is a nice article on new Ship 486 in Abilene, Texas – the first ship in Texas Trails Council in a long time. Welcome aboard! http://arnne.ws/2jfr0yl By the way, there’s a surprisingly rich history of Sea Scouts in West Texas, including the SSS...

Upcoming Seabadge Opportunities

We have two upcoming opportunities to attend Seabadge in Southern Region. We have a class coming up at the Camp Wisdom Conference Center (near Dallas) on November 2-4, 2017, and another at the Florida Seabase Conference Center on January 26-28, 2018. Unfortunately the...

Sea Scout presentation at DEMA

If any of you are planning to attend the DEMA show in Orlando, be sure to attend the talk about Sea Scouts. The Next Generation of Scuba Divers Using Sea Scouts to Bring in Youth Divers What: Seminar Presentation Date: Wednesday 11/1/17 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Where:...

Pensacola Sea Scouts

Check out this nice news article from the Pensacola News Journal about Ship 609. http://www.pnj.com/story/news/2017/09/07/pensacola-sea-scouts-learn-science-art-sailing/632659001/ You can learn more about Ship 609 here.